Category Archives: culture

Uncomfortable

Sunday, August 4th, 2019. “Uncomfortable, Pt. 1: Lamentations” (Lamentations 1:1-10)   Sources: Dianne Bergant. Lamentations (AOTC). Nashville: Abingdon, 2003. Adele Berlin. Lamentations (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 2004. Mark J. Boda. A Severe Mercy: Sin and Its Remedy in the Old Testament. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2009. Walter … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Ever Ancient, Ever New

Winfield Bevins. Ever Ancient, Ever New: The Allure of Liturgy for a New Generation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019. I was incredibly excited about this one. Sometimes when you look at a book you think “this was written just for me”. That’s … Continue reading

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Ruth: God’s Lovingkindness

Krysta Szkarlat’s sermon at Centre Street from Nov. 25, 2018.

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Why Are You Downcast, O My Soul?

Sunday, November 5th, 2017.   Sources: Walter Brueggemann. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit (Second Edition). Eugene: Cascade, 2007. Peter C. Craigie. Psalms 1-50 (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983. Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf A. Jacobson, & Beth LaNeel Tanner. The Book of … Continue reading

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Make Your Face Shine Upon Us

Sunday, October 8th, 2017.   Sources: Walter Brueggemann. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit (Second Edition). Eugene: Cascade, 2007. Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf A. Jacobson, & Beth LaNeel Tanner. The Book of Psalms (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014. John Goldingay. Isaiah (UBCS). Grand … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Praise

Sunday, September 24th, 2017.   Sources: Walter Brueggemann. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit (Second Edition). Eugene: Cascade, 2007. Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf A. Jacobson, & Beth LaNeel Tanner. The Book of Psalms (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014. John Goldingay. Psalms Volume … Continue reading

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The Gift of God

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017. “The Gift of God” (Romans 6:12-23)   Sources: James D.G. Dunn. Romans 1-8 (WBC). Milton Keynes: Word Inc, 1988. Michael J. Gorman. The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model … Continue reading

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